Don’t be an Island

Gareth Roberts

The one single thing that you shouldn’t be doing in your business and life.

I’m going to keep this one short because this doesn’t need to be a long post – the title says it all.

I once discovered that women, apparently, live longer than men.

Now, when I first found out about this I was appalled.

Surely sex shouldn’t be a factor that would determine long life? Well as it turns out, though, it does.

Author Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, also points us in the direction of a similar statistic that the inhabitants of a small US town by the name of Roseto, Pennsylvania basically live on longer than anywhere else in the US, and would mostly die of old age alone.

What’s interesting about both of these things is that they all come down to one thing, and that’s community.

Just like women, the people of…

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